UNT applied anthropology thesis

My UNT Anthropology Thesis

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Technology Anthropology
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Now that my UNT MS Applied Anthropology degree has officially been conferred, I am going to begin sharing information on my UNT anthropology thesis. To accomplish this, I am going to be posting many articles over the next few weeks that breakout key sections of my thesis into bitesize chunks suitable for a blog format. Following […]

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Where to Look for Applied Anthropology Jobs

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology, Matt Artz, Technology Anthropology
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If you are looking for an applied anthropology job, the task of finding one can often seem daunting. When looking at the large job boards, you will rarely find the word anthropologist in the job title. If you are lucky, the word ethnography will be included in the job description, but that is not always […]

Best Anthropology Blogs

Best Anthropology Blogs

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Finding the best anthropology blogs is like finding the right journal articles – you can search all day in the wrong place, or you can use technology to enable finding the best.  In the past, I had searched around and bookmarked many, however, I found I only repeatedly visited a few.  Below is the list of […]

This Anthro Life Podcast

This Anthro Life Podcast: Business, Technology & Design Episodes

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology
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As a proud volunteer and guest host of This Anthro Life, I have created this post to showcase the business, technology, and design anthropology episodes. I plan to update it periodically as new episodes go live that fit within the business, technology and design space. About This Anthro Life Podcast This Anthro Life is a round-table […]

Ethnographic Research Training Courses for UX Professionals

Ethnographic Research Training Courses for User Experience (UX) Professionals

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology, Technology Anthropology
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With user experience (UX) on the rise in industry, ethnography has become a hot term. Increasingly business leaders are asking for ethnographic research. As a result of this, many non-anthropologists have been asking me where they can participate in ethnographic research training courses. Since I have now been asked this a number of times, I figured I […]

Why the World Needs Anthropologists Designing the Future

Why the World Needs Anthropologists Designing the Future

Applied Anthropology, Design Anthropology
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Why the World Needs Anthropologists Designing the Future is the sixth annual event of the EASA Applied Anthropology Network. It will be held October 27 and 27 in Lisbon Portugal. According to the website, it is a symposium that explores the different applications of anthropology beyond traditional academia. This year the event focuses on “design anthropology its methods, […]

Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Program Announced

Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Program Announced

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology, Technology Anthropology
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The Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 program was announced for Honolulu, Hawaii. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Theme The 2018 theme is Evidence. The conference seeks to explore: How is evidence created, used, and abused? Research methods are proliferating, yet the connection between evidence and decisions seems more tenuous than ever. EPIC2018 […]

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Business Anthropology with Dr. Alexandra Mack

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology, Technology Anthropology
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On a recent episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell, Ryan Collins, and Matt Artz got to interview Dr. Alexandra Mack on the topic of applying business anthropology to innovation in enterprises. About Dr. Alexandra Mack Using her business anthropology toolkit, Alex leads innovative problem solving and strategy development based on a deep understanding of the surrounding culture and activities. […]

UNT Anthropology Courses

UNT Anthropology Courses

Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Design Anthropology, Matt Artz, Technology Anthropology
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As previously discussed, I had enrolled in the UNT Anthropology master’s program because I work in tech, and likewise was interested in the business, technology, and design anthropology concentration UNT offered. At UNT, the business, technology, and design anthropology concentration is led by Susan Squires and Christina Wasson. Both of them have extensive experience working in industry and have published numerous […]

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